Archive for November, 2014

Coughlin Park Ceremony on December 3

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

The Town of Winthrop will hold a ceremony celebrating the revitalization of Coughlin Park on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the new park. Town Manager James McKenna will serve as the master of ceremonies for the speaking program. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo, State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, and Town Council... »

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Chamber’s Holiday Lighting Festivities Planned for this Friday

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Ring in the season Friday, November 28th in Winthrop Center for the Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd annual “Holiday Lighting Festival” from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Nationally recognized magician and children’s entertainer, Mike Bent of AbraKidabra, brings his “Ho-Ho-Hocus Pocus” magic show to town the day after Thanksgiving.  Presented by the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce and sponsored... »

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Final days for Military Exhibit

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

This is the final weekend for residents to see the Winthrop Military Art Exhibit that is being held at the EB Newton Cultural Center, Hallway at 45 Pauline Street. The exhibit will end on December 1 and is presented by the Winthrop Art Association and Richard Honan and features unique paintings, drawings, sculpture and... »

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Town Unveils Development Action Plan

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

WINTHROP – Thanks to a collaboration between town officials and UMass Boston the town now has a roadmap to pave the way for economic development. Town Manager James McKenna said the town needs to have a clear and current plan of action if it is going to attract business, keep residents in town for... »

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Police Blotter 11-20-2014

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Monday, Nov. 17 Report of the Hallmark Alarm going off. Officer reports it was set off by mistake. Caller reports van parked on the sidewalk. Officer will try to serve a Warrant of Apprehension, they report subject was taken with out incident and will be taken to the Courthouse by W-93. Caller reports a... »

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Thanksgiving Brings about a Year of Better Health

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

When people think about Thanksgiving , usually the first thing that comes into their thoughts is “food, family, and an amazing after dinner nap to be well rested for Black Friday shopping.” But, where did the real meaning of this holiday diminish to? Although, right in the name- often forgotten is to realize the... »

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Peter Struzziero Steps Down as Library Director

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Peter Struzziero, director of the Winthrop Public Library, will step down from his position to become the director of libraries for the Town of Arlington. Struzziero will leave his position in Winthrop on Dec. 10 following an 18-month tenure as director of the Winthrop Public Library. He will begin his new job in Arlington... »

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a... »

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Sports 11-20-2014

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

The Game 83rd Annual Battle Patriots vs. Vikings at 10 a.m. Miller Field Game number 83 By Jim Lederman The Battle of the Beaches – Patriots vs. Vikings; Kelly’s Roast beef vs. Paesans and Nicks. Who will take home the “Beachcomber Trophy? A capacity crowd is expected on Thanksgiving morning 10 a.m. at Miller... »

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Two Local Dancers to Appear In Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Two Winthrop eighth graders and high honor students, Olivia Brandi-Miller and Grace Smotrich, will be performing in Boston Ballet’s production of Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker,” from Nov. 28 through Dec. 31 at the Boston Opera House. Olivia will be making her third appearance in The Nutcracker where she will dance in two roles, a... »

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